2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Excellence : the Shortlists

The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction, established in 2012, recognize the best fiction and nonfiction books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year and serve as a guide to help adults select quality reading material. They are the first single-book awards for adult books given by the… Continue Reading 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Excellence : the Shortlists

New Books 1/9/17

Apostle: Travels Among the Tombs of the Twelve by Tom Bissell Details the author’s visits to holy sites in Jerusalem, Rome, India, and other world regions to explore the paradoxical lives, legacies, and evolving identities of the twelve Apostles. Books for Living by Will Schwalbe The best-selling author of The End of Your Life Book… Continue Reading New Books 1/9/17

High School Equivalency in Oklahoma

  Oklahoma accepts two High School Equivalency tests: the GED and the HiSET. The two tests are similar in a lot of ways and ultimately the result is the same, a certificate of recognition for completing a high school equivalency exam. GED: General Educational Development Subject Areas: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Science, Mathematical Reasoning, and… Continue Reading High School Equivalency in Oklahoma

New Books 12/26/16

All the Gallant Men by Donald Stratton A memoir by a USS Arizona survivor describes his experience of the attacks that left him with burns over more than sixty-five percent of his body, his resolve to reenter service after a grueling recovery, and his contributions to some of the Pacific’s most violent battles. America’s War… Continue Reading New Books 12/26/16